Rohingya crisis: UN sees ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar

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The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN human rights chief says.

Zeid Raad Al Hussein urged Myanmar to end the “cruel military operation” in Rakhine state.

More than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted there late last month.

Kuk 4dThe military says it is responding to attacks by Rohingya militants and denies it is targeting civilians.

The violence began on 25 August when the Rohingya militants attacked police posts in northern Rakhine, killing 12 security…

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